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Obituary: Boyce Stapp, Jr. 71, Columbia, KY

Mr. Stapp a US Army Retired Lt. Colonel with 30 years military service and was retired from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet. He was a member of the Alton Baptist Church and attended Columbia Baptist Church.

Boyce Stapp Jr. age 71 years of 405 Adair Avenue, Columbia, KY formerly of Lawrenceburg, KY passed away Friday, July 3, 2009 at 12:50am at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, KY after a short illness.

The funeral service for Boyce Stapp is Monday, July 6, 2009 at 2:00pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, in Columbia, KY, with Bro. Tyre Denney the officiating clergy. Interment in the Providence Cemetery, 626 Providence Church Road, with full US Army military honors. The family request visitation after 2:00pmCT on Sunday, July 7, 2009, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

He was born April 28, 1938, the son of the late Boyce Stapp Sr. He was preceded in death by his wife, Gail Holder Stapp on May 14, 2009.

Mr. Stapp was a US Army Retired Lt. Colonel with 30 years of military service, retired from the Kentucky Labor Cabinet in Frankfort, KY.

He was a member of the Alton Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg, KY and attended the Columbia Baptist Church.

Mr. Stapp is survived by his mother Mildred Bennett Stapp of Russell Springs, KY and by the following:
  • One son: Paul Stapp and wife Amber of Lawrenceburg, KY

  • One daughter: Elizabeth Regan and husband Steve of Frankfort, KY

  • One brother: Jimmy Stapp of Greensburg, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Allie Tracy and Jacob Regan

  • Two nieces
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.

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